Grant Hawthorne’s African Volcano Residency at Great Guns Social

Grant Hawthorne African Volcan at Great Guns Social

I’ve been a huge fan of Grant Hawthorne and wife Julie’s African Volcano peri peri brand since they launched it, and absolutely loved the burgers, pulled pork, prawns, bacon, smoked salmon, and other treats Grant cooks and sells to hungry punters at Maltby Street Market. But in general, I’m more of a sit-down-and-eat kind of ... Read more »

Complete Guide to Visiting Ghent, Belgium

Complete to Visiting Ghent, Belgium on Kavev Eats (Sightseeing, Food, Drink and Hotel)

This post contains affiliate links to booking.com. Where do you take a beer-lover who enjoys travelling for their birthday? A country with a strong beer tradition is a must. And preferably a city he’s not been to before, with plenty to see, do, eat and drink. Ghent (spelled Gent in local Flemish) is a charming, historical ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Travel Is Life-Changing

“Travel is life-changing. That's the promise made by a thousand websites and magazines, by philosophers and writers down the ages. Mark Twain said it was fatal to prejudice, and Thomas Jefferson said it made you wise. Anais Nin observed that ‘we travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.’ It's all true. Self-transformation is what I sought and what I found.” Elisabeth Eaves

“Travel is life-changing. That’s the promise made by a thousand websites and magazines, by philosophers and writers down the ages. Mark Twain said it was fatal to prejudice, and Thomas Jefferson said it made you wise. Anais Nin observed that ‘we travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.’ It’s ... Read more »

Okinawan-Style Sesame Donuts | サーターアンダギー

Okinawan-style Sesame Donuts from Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

If you want to get to the heart of Japanese home cooking, you will appreciate Phaidon’s most recent Country Cookbook, Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. This hefty collection of over 400 recipes showcases the breadth of Japanese home-cooking today, and is a great reference book for any cook keen on the cuisine. Read my ... Read more »

Scarlett Green | An Aussie-Style All Day Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

Scarlett Green in Soho offers Aussie-inspired all day cafe bar and restaurant culture in the heart of London

Scarlett Green in Soho is the latest restaurant from the Daisy Green Collection. This all day café-restaurant-bar is inspired by the Aussie café culture popular in Melbourne and Sydney, and offers a globally-influenced menu in a laid-back, elegant space. The menu includes a selection of all-day brunch dishes, as well as single bites, small plates, ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | My Favourite Luxury in Life is Travel

“One of my favorite luxuries in life is travel. Jet lag and lost baggage aside, it's an incredible way to learn about other cultures, meet new people, broaden your horizons... and do some amazing shopping!” Amanda Hearst

“One of my favorite luxuries in life is travel. Jet lag and lost baggage aside, it’s an incredible way to learn about other cultures, meet new people, broaden your horizons… and do some amazing shopping!” ~ Amanda Hearst I’m actually not as much of a shopper as many of my friends. I don’t get a thrill ... Read more »

Cocktails & Small Plates at Viet Lounge, in London’s China Town

Viet Lounge in London's China Town, offers excellent cocktails and small plate Vietnamese dishes in a second floor bar above restaurant Viet Food.

Viet Lounge is the new offering from Jeff Tan’s Viet Food, a modern Vietnamese restaurant in China Town. Located on the top floor, above the two-storey restaurant, Viet Lounge offers delicious cocktails and small plate Vietnamese food in a bar setting.   The decor is dominated by beautiful Art Deco stained glass windows, throwing colourful ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | What Were They Thinking?

The Temples of Baalbek in Lebanon: “One of the things that I love to do is travel around the world and look at archaeological sites. Because archaeology gives us an opportunity to study past civilizations, and see where they succeeded and where they failed. Use science to, you know, work backwards and say, 'Well, really, what were they thinking?'” Nathan Myhrvold

“One of the things that I love to do is travel around the world and look at archaeological sites. Because archaeology gives us an opportunity to study past civilizations, and see where they succeeded and where they failed. Use science to, you know, work backwards and say, ‘Well, really, what were they thinking?’” ~Nathan Myhrvold ... Read more »

Stir-Fried Japanese Leeks with Miso | ねぎの味噌炒め

Stir-Fried Japanese Leeks with Miso from Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

If you want to get to the heart of Japanese home cooking, you will surely appreciate Phaidon’s most recent Country Cookbook, Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. This hefty collection of over 400 recipes showcases the breadth of Japanese home-cooking today, and is a great reference book for any cook keen on the cuisine. Read ... Read more »